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UGC Notification Universities to Offer Open Distance Learning [ODL] programs with Limited Course Approval Jain University & Chandigarh University 9 Course Approved

September 27
14:10 2021
UGC Notification Universities to Offer Open Distance Learning [ODL] programs with Limited Course Approval Jain University & Chandigarh University 9 Course Approved

UGC Notification Universities to Offer Open Distance Learning
UGC had allowed four more universities to offer full-fledged ODL degree programs. The four new universities are: Jain University & Chandigarh University, O.P Jindal Global University = 5 Jain University Online = 9,Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies = 2,Symbiosis International L = 2,Chandigarh University = 9, S.R.M. Institute Of Sciences And Technology =8 ,Karunya Institute Of Technology And Sciences, =2,ICFAI Foundation For higher Education =1,Shiv Nadar University = 1

University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a list of universities, who will offer recognised open and distance learning (ODL) programmes, from the academic year beginning in July 2021, up to 2025-26. The list has been prepared after meetings of the Standing Appellate Committee (SAC) of the commission, held in June and July.

List of University Approved No. of Course are approved:

  1. O.P Jindal Global University = 5
  2. Jain University Online = 9
  3. Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies = 3
  4. Symbiosis Internationa L = 2
  5. Chandigarh University = 9
  6. S.R.M. Institute Of Sciences And Technology =8
  7. Karunya Institute Of Technology And Sciences, =2
  8. ICFAI Foundation Forhigher Education =1
  9. Shiv Nadar University = 1

UGC had allowed four more universities to offer full-fledged online degree programmes. The four new universities are: Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Tamil Nadu, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, West Bengal and Bharathiyar University, Jain University & Chandigarh University: https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/9913544_Online-Entitled-Final-List-19-08-2021.pdf

Examination Centres ODL Open Distance learning Territorial jurisdiction

Examination Centres are concerned, please refer to UGC public Notice No.F. 27-1/2012(CPP-II) dt 27th June 2013 which clearly stipulated that a university established or incorporated by or under a State act shall operate only within the territorial jurisdiction allocated. No Other state Exams are allow.  

All activities of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) including admission, counselling sessions, contact programmes, programme delivery and examinations are strictly conducted within the territorial jurisdiction,” he added.

As per norms, no university whether central, state, private or deemed to be university, can offer its programmes through franchising agreements with private coaching institutions for admitting learners and conducting courses through open and distance learning and online mode.

Adherence to duration of academic session, prohibition of franchising agreement and ensuring all activities are within territorial jurisdiction are on the checklist issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for students before enrolling in distance learning programmes.

List Of Course Approved By UGC ODL Mode 2022- 23  Distance Education | Online learning  

HEI NAME No. Course Approved NAME OF PROGRAMMES
O.P JINDAL GLOBAL UNIVERSITY 5 Bachelor Of Arts (Hon)-Global Affairs
    Bachelor Of Business Administration
    Bachelor Of Commerce (Hons)
    Master Of Arts-Public Policy
    Master Of Business Administration-General
MAHATAMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY 3 Bachelor Of Business Administration
    Bachelor Of Commmerce (Taxation)
    Master Of Commerce ( Finance)
JAIN University Online 9 Bachelor Of Commerce
    Bachelor Of Business Administration
    Master Of Arts (Economics)
    Master Of Commerce
    Master Of Arts (English)
    Master Of Arts (Public Policy)
    Master Of Arts (Journalism & Mass Communication)
    Master Of Computer Applications
    Master Of Business Administration
D.Y. PATIL VIDYAPEETH   Master Of Business Administration- Sales & Marketing/ Human Resource Management/ Healthcare And Hospital Management / Finance/ International Business/ Hospitality Management/Logistic & Supply Chain
    Management/ Entrepreneurship/ Event Management/ Retail Management
NARSEE MONJEE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES 2 Bachelor Of Commerce
    Bachelor Of Business Administration
SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL 2 Bachelor Of Business Administration-Finance And Accounts
    Bachelor Of Science (Honours) – Economics
CHANDIGARH UNIVERSITY 9 Bachelor Of Business Administration
    Bachelor Of Arts (Journalism And Mass Communication)
    Bachelor Of Computer Applications
    Master Of Arts (Journalism And Mass Communication)
    Master Of Commerce
    Master Of Business Administration (General)
    Master Of Arts (Liberal Arts)
    Master Of Business Administration (Logistic & Supply Chain)
    Master Of Science(Data Science)
S.R.M. INSTITUTE OF SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY   Bachelor Of Computer Applications (Data Sciences)
  8 Bachelor Of Business Administration(Digital Marketing)
    Master Of Computer Applications
    Master Of Commerce
    Master Of Business Administration (Human Resource Management)
    Master Of Business Administration (Marketing Management)
    Master Of Business Administration (Business Analytics)
    Master Of Business Administration (Finance)
ICFAI FOUNDATION FORHIGHER EDUCATION 1 Master Of Business Administration (Finance, Hrm,Marketing, Operations & It)
     
SHIV NADAR UNIVERSITY 1 Master  Of  Business  Administration(General)
     

 

More information visit: https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/9913544_Online-Entitled-Final-List-19-08-2021.pdf

It shall be the sole responsibility of the HEI to ensure that programmmes offered in full-fledged Online mode strictly abide to All the provisions of UGC (Open and Distance Learning Programmes and Online Programmes) Regulations, 2020 and the clauses as mentioned in the affidavit submitted by the HEI. Duration of the programmes shall be as per UGC notification on Specification of Degrees and its Amendments.

UGC Guideline For ODL Open Distance leaning Course

All activities of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) including admission, counselling sessions, contact programmes, programme delivery and examinations are strictly conducted within the territorial jurisdiction,” he added.

As per norms, no university whether central, state, private or deemed to be university, can offer its programmes through franchising agreements with private coaching institutions for admitting learners and conducting courses through open and distance learning and online mode.

Adherence to duration of academic session, prohibition of franchising agreement and ensuring all activities are within territorial jurisdiction are on the checklist issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for students before enrolling in distance learning programmes.

More info: https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/8141774_DEB-transparent-website.pdf

Strictly as per UGC notification

“Please ensure that the minimum duration, nomenclature and qualification for degree programme under which they are enrolling is strictly as per UGC notification on specification of degrees and its amendments,” said UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain in a notice listing the precautions need too be taken by students before enrolling in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programmes.

More info: https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/4756427_English.pdf

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